Moles Cottage offers beautifully presented holiday accommodation and, for your convenience, is owned by and located next door to a very well-known 17th century pub/restaurant serving fine fayre. It was extended in the 1880s by the father of modern archaeology, General Augustus Lane Fox Pitt Rivers, for the nearby museum at the time. The Pitt Rivers Museum has now been relocated to the university of Oxford.
Ideal for families or couples, this sumptuous and elegant detached home is tastefully styled throughout. Using fine quality furnishings and carefully co-ordinated colours, it has many features such as flagstone floors and a large open fire in the living room. All of the bedrooms have en-suite facilities, and there is a large walled parking area, which can accommodate eight cars, and an enclosed lawned garden with seating area and barbecue – the ideal place to enjoy al fresco dining.
Located in a quaint village setting, Farnham is found in rural Cranborne Chase, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet readily accessible to a number of delightful market towns, including Shaftesbury, Wimborne Minster and Blandford Forum.
Dorset is a popular holiday destination and offers a variety of stunning scenery, from chalk downlands with ancient hill-top forests, to sandy beaches on the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. Chesil Beach, Durdle Door, Corfe and Lulworth Cove are also worth a visit. Popular sandy beach destinations include Bournemouth and Poole. There is a huge array of attractions all within easy driving distance. Kingston Lacy, an elegant country mansion, was home of the Banks family for more than 300 years. It is about 11 miles away, is set in 8½ acres, and has a large art collection to view. The Larmer Tree Gardens (English Heritage), The Cranborne Estate with garden centre, manor house, tea rooms and village store, Wilton House, home to the Earl of Pembrokeshire and set in 21 acres, Chettle House, Salisbury Cathedral, Stourhead House and Gardens, Badbury Rings Hill Fort (National Trust) are some of the many historical places to visit.
Other places for the family to enjoy are Longleat House and Safari Park, Monkey World, the Bovington Tank Museum, Haynes Motor Museum, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, Weymouth with Aqua World and Time Walk.
Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 50 yards.
Entrance hall. Large living/dining room with open fire and French doors to garden. Kitchen with gas range (for cooking). Two double bedrooms; each with 5ft bed and en-suite wet room with toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms; each with 5ft bed and en-suite wet room with toilet. Two twin bedrooms; each with zip & link beds (can be 6ft double on request) and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Second floor: Two double bedrooms; each with 5ft bed, freestanding roll-top bath and en-suite toilet.
- Open fire - fuel included
- Gas, electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
- Cot, travel cot and high chair on request
- Freeview TV
- Gas range included
- Washing machine
- Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
- Ample parking
- Welcome pack
- Pets free of charge
- No smoking
- Ground floor facilities